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Griffith Loses to Express in FUL Defamation Case

‘The press discharges vital functions as a blood hound as well as a watchdog’ – Lord Nicholls in Reynolds   By Prior Beharry FORMER police commissioner Gary Griffith loses a case he filed against the Trinidad Express Newspaper for three articles it published in October 2020 relating to the granting of firearm uses’ licences by […]readmore

Harry, Megan in ‘Near Catastrophic Car Chase’

  THE Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Prince Harry and Megan, were involved in a “near catastrophic car chase” in New York on Tuesday evening. Megan’s mother Doria Ragland was also in the vehicle. In a statement, the prince’s spokesperson said the “relentless pursuit” lasted for over two hours and involved the paparazzi. It happened […]readmore

Kamla Pledges to Make Gun Ownership Easier

By Sue-Ann Wayow IT’S ironic that Government seems to be “pursuing a foolish attack on legal firearms holders” when its members are protected with armed security says Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar. Speaking at the United National Congress (UNC) Monday night forum at the Gasparillo Secondary School, she said it appeared as though government did not want to give […]readmore

‘Toxic Tabanca’ by UNC – PNM Women

By Sue-Ann Wayow REGARDLESS of everything the United National Congress (UNC) may say negatively about Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley receiving an honorary doctorate, it cannot take away from his numerous qualifications and successes.  The National Women’s League of the People’s National Movement (PNM) described the statements from the Opposition and its supporters as “toxic […]readmore

Rowley Meets Members of US House Foreign Affairs Committee

By Sue-Ann Wayow PRIME Minister Dr Keith Rowley has met with US Congressman from the House Foreign Affairs Committee John James to discuss energy security. The Office of the Prime Minister in its social media updates stated that Dr Rowley and James met at the Longworth House Office Building in Washington DC on Tuesday. Minister […]readmore

Webster-Roy: Put Down Guns, Protect Children

By Sue-Ann Wayow GOVERNMENT Minister with responsibility for Gender and Child Affairs Ayanna Webster-Roy is pleading with the population to put down the guns and protect the children. “No form of violence is justifiable and violence is certainly preventable. I am making a plea for all those who are considering the use of violence to turn a new […]readmore

Fyzabad Oil Spill Clean-up 20% Complete

By Sue-Ann Wayow HERITAGE Petroleum has completed 20% of its clean-up operations in Massahood Village, Fyzabad. Heritage issued an update on its operations on Tuesday evening following an oil spill which occurred at one of its pipelines on Sunday. The company stated, “As of 4 pm yesterday, checks to the 16-inch Trunk Oil Pipeline have revealed […]readmore

20 Guns Seized in Eastern Police Division

TWENTY firearms have been seized from the Eastern Division of the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS). The latest seizure was of an AR-15 last Saturday in Sangre Grande, following which a 17-year-old teenager was arrested. The TTPS  in a news release on Tuesday stated, “The Division is also recording a 100 per cent detection rate […]readmore

Mask Wearing Remains in Place at Health Facilities

By Sue-Ann Wayow TOBAGONIANS are being reminded that one Covid-19 restriction remains in place which is the mask wearing at public and private healthcare facilities. The Division of Health, Wellness and Social Protection (DHWSP) in a media release on Tuesday, also stated that the Covid-19 testing site at the old Scarborough General Hospital at Fort Street (Green […]readmore

Simmons New TKR Coach

  By Prior Beharry Phil Simmons is the new coach of the Trinbago Knight Riders (TKR). He was announced the head coach of TKR on Monday ahead of the 2023 Caribbean Premier League (CPL) starting in August, a release from the four-times CPL champions stated. Simmons, who played for West Indies from 1987 to 1999 […]readmore